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The Smashing Pumpkins Were Offered To Be On The "Shrek" Soundtrack

The humorous adventures of the loveable green ogre "Shrek" and Smash Mouth's hit song "All Star" nearly go hand-in-hand with each other. But according to Smashing Pumpkins' Billy Corgan, the film's producers wanted to go with his band first. In an "ask me anything" session on his Instagram, the...
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15 Bands That Prove Why Massachusetts Is The Best State In The Country

After it was announced that according to US News & World Report that Massachusetts has been named 'the best state in the union ,' we certainly do have a lot to brag about. Massachusetts is home to some of the greatest sports teams, comedians, schools, and hospitals in the country. Also among...
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Bad Wolves' "Zombie" Becomes The First Platinum Rock Song of 2018

Having a song go platinum is a big deal. But for newcomers Bad Wolves, it's a huge deal. The band announced that their cover of The Cranberries' song "Zombie" has been RIAA certified as the first platinum rock song in the US for 2018. "We would like to express our deepest gratitude to our manager...
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Neal Schon Shuts Down Rumors Of Journey Reuniting with Steve Perry

Former Journey vocalist Steve Perry has been inactive from releasing new music since the '90s. Now that he has returned with his first new song in 20 years "No Erasin'," lots of people are excited, including his former bandmates. Ever since the band made it into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in...
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15 Hilarious (Or Awful) Rock N' Roll Jokes

Every August 16th is national "Tell A Joke" Day, where everyone should tell each other at least one joke. It doesn't matter if it's really good, really bad, or just gets a short "hehe," just as long as you have a sense of humor! RELATED: 4 Rock Stars That Got Absolutely Burned At Their Comedy...
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Rockers React To The Death of Aretha Franklin

Without a doubt one of the most iconic artists to emerge out of the '60s, Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, has passed away at the age of 76 due to advanced pancreatic cancer. It's no mistake that Franklin's influence has crossed all genres of music, including some of the biggest figures in rock...
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Disturbed Announces Seventh Studio Album, "Evolution"

Fans have been patiently waiting for Disturbed's new album following their 2015 record Immortalized , and now they are in for some good news. In a statement released by the band, "GRAMMY Award-nominated multiplatinum hard rock leaders Disturbed will unleash their seventh full-length album,...
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"Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin Dies at 76

Aretha Franklin, the "Queen of Soul", has passed away at the age of 76. With a voice as powerful as it was elegant, Franklin was the original "diva" who laid the foundation for many future singers. Born on March 25th, 1942, Franklin's family moved to Detriot where her career would officially take...
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Steven Tyler Pushes Away Selfie-Seeking Fan on Live Television

Getting a selfie with a music legend is understandably a big deal. However, there's also a thing called "time and place." During an appearance on the Today Show while surrounded by fans, Aerosmith's Steven Tyler gets his personal space invaded by an overly-eager fan hoping to score himself a selfie...
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Henry Rollins Has Given Up Swearing

It may not sound very punk rock, but Black Flag vocalist Henry Rollins has given up cursing. While appearing on the Joe Rogan Experience , Rollins surprised even Rogan by revealing that he has given up saying more than just George Carlin's seven dirty words. "Onstage I don't curse, so there's no...
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